30 Sep '17, 8am

BMW has a wireless charging pad that doesn’t charge your phone https://t.co/hilAMEE7gt

BMW has a wireless charging pad that doesn’t charge your phone https://t.co/hilAMEE7gt

Wireless charging technology has been around for a little while, but it has grown in interest the past couple of years. For phones that is. BMW , one of the car makers that offers wireless charging in its vehicles is taking it a step further. It’s bringing a wireless charging pad for cars. Yes, to charge your car. The big charging pad is made for the 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid car. It’s pretty cool, bringing the convenience of cable-less charging to vehicle owners. The pad connects to a 220V outlet, while sensors on the car helps you steer to the right spot. The BMW 530e can charge up in about 3.5 hours at 3.2kW of power. The cool thing is, this has similar charge speeds to plugging it in via conventional cord. The technology is still in testing and under evaluation in the US and Canada. BMW is said to have plans to launch the wireless charging system early next year...

Full article: https://vernonchan.com/2017/09/bmw-wireless-charger-doesn...

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